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Too bad no Barrett Jackson Scottsdale mentions on here. I'm sure it's a copyright issue, but some amazing classics getting big money rolling across the block right now. Heading over tomorrow to see for myself.

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6 hours ago, balthazar said:

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I do love those '59-'60 Biscaynes.  There's something to be said about minimalism.  This is automotive art in its simplest form.  Just you, your intrepid steed, and the road.  I'll bet it could be ordered without heater, windshield warshers, or backup lights, am I right, Balthy?

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1 hour ago, ocnblu said:

I do love those '59-'60 Biscaynes.  There's something to be said about minimalism.  This is automotive art in its simplest form.  Just you, your intrepid steed, and the road.  I'll bet it could be ordered without heater, windshield warshers, or backup lights, am I right, Balthy?

That's a Cadillac interior in the pic... Chevys had round gauges..and a Biscayne didn't have all the shiny trim.

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You're so easy, Moltie!  ;)

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3 hours ago, balthazar said:

Ford Brazil built the '65 Ford Galaxie until 1984. This is a '74 :

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Note that it's the '66 they started from.   And they had a 292 Y-block V8.  Heres an '82...

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Similarly, Argentina built the '69 style Fairlane through '73, and the '69 style Fairlane through '81.    With a 6 and 292 Y-block. 

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It’s ironic- how many times have we said/read ‘why can’t we get the good vehicles here’ yet some markets get our leftovers for DECADES.

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12 hours ago, ocnblu said:

I do love those '59-'60 Biscaynes.  There's something to be said about minimalism.  This is automotive art in its simplest form.  Just you, your intrepid steed, and the road.  I'll bet it could be ordered without heater, windshield warshers, or backup lights, am I right, Balthy?

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Hmmmmmmm.....   

Gearz of some sorts.    What are they turning?    This looks to be huge. 

 It cant be a transmission because gears in those are different sizes to account for different speeds, right?   

Same for watches and clocks. Different sized gears for different changes in time....second hand and minute hand and hour hand and then another tangent gear for day and/or month.    

This is an engine of some sort?    Because Im stumped. 

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Model 3. 

Minimalist? Yes.

Luxury?  No. 

Arsty Fartsy?  Quite possibly.  

A pain in the ass to access certain things that need to be accessed? 

Some say no. Some say you get used to it.  I say....there are certain things in life that do not need to be digitized on a TV screen. Buttons work well...extremely well. 

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2 minutes ago, oldshurst442 said:

Buttons work well...extremely well

 

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I wonder which GM trans this is.  The label is on the other side. 

I saw it at a rural repair shop where an acquaintance knows the owner.  You wouldn't believe the random sh!t in that place.

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14 hours ago, balthazar said:

Nuttin' but CURVES!

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humpy lumpy! 

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MSN posted the Best selling Cars in America by Brand. Very interesting to read.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/research-guides/best-selling-cars-in-america-—-by-brand/ss-BBYPu65?li=BBnb7Kz#image=1

  • Acura RDS 62,876
  • Alfa Tomeo Stelvio 9,444
  • Aston Martin Vantage confirmed their top seller but refused to state sales number
  • Audi Q5 67,516
  • Bentley Continental GT confirmed top seller, refused to state sales numbers
  • BMW X3 70,110
  • Buick Encore 102,402
  • Cadillac XT5 49,879
  • Chevy Silverado 575,600
  • Chrysler Pacifica 97,705
  • Dodge Grand Caravan 122,648
  • Fiat 500 3,267
  • Ford F-series 896,526
  • Genesis G70 11,901
  • GMC Sierra 232,323
  • Honda CR-V 384,168
  • Hyundai Elantra 175,094
  • Infinity QX60 43,162
  • Jaguar F-Pace 15,491
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 242,969
  • Kia Soul 98,033
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport 25,768
  • Lexus RX 111,036
  • Lincoln Nautilus 28,573
  • Mazda CX-5 154,545
  • McLaren 600LT confirmed top seller, refused to state sales numbers
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC 73,650
  • Mini Cooper 22,123
  • Mitsubishi Outlander 40,775
  • Nissan Rogue 350,447
  • Porsche Macan 22,667
  • Ram Pickup 633,694
  • Rolls-Royce Cullinan confirmed top seller, refused to state sales numbers
  • Subaru Outback 181,178
  • Tesla Model 3 180,000
  • Toyota RAV4 448,071
  • Volkswagen Tiguan 109,963
  • Volvo XC90 35,760

Clearly the SUV/CUV and Truck is the rage of the auto selling world and some models are just printing money for their company.

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26 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

humpy lumpy! 

Do not forget Rusty! :P 

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Bet that Buick, with flush glass and a few other details, would have a killer .cd. It's the naturally 'wind superior' teardrop.

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6 minutes ago, balthazar said:

Bet that Buick, with flush glass and a few other details, would have a killer .cd. It's the naturally 'wind superior' teardrop.

Probably..that like a '42-48 style?   I think the '50 was cool looking w/ the grille eating the bumper...

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25 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

Probably..that like a '42-48 style?  

I believe it was advertised as a '48 (no VentiPorts, so not a '49).
Interesting tid-bit; only the senior '42 Buicks got the 'flow thru' fenders (like shown above) - the junior model sedanettes had separate fenders.

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5 minutes ago, balthazar said:

I believe it was advertised as a '48 (no VentiPorts, so not a '49).
Interesting tid-bit; only the senior '42 Buicks got the 'flow thru' fenders (like shown above) - the junior model sedanettes had separate fenders.

'Interesting..so it looks like the junior models (Special?) still had the old body for '49 while the Super had the new body... 

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